Video: A Mom Shares Why She Kept Her Dyslexia a Secret
The Understood Team
Lola Álvarez was diagnosed with
dyslexia when she was a young girl in Mexico. She faced stigma and decided to keep her dyslexia a secret for years—even from her own husband.
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But when her youngest son was diagnosed with dyslexia, Lola had a transformation. Learn how and when she finally told her husband about her reading challenges. And find out how she became an advocate for her son and for all kids who learn and think differently.